• Donors give US$138.1m to Education Cannot Wait

    Monday, September 27, 2021

    On the sidelines of this year’s United Nations General Assembly, public, private and philanthropic donors announced a total of US$138.1 million in new contributions to Education Cannot Wait (ECW). The new contributions come from: Germany (€50 million; approx. US$58.6 million); United States of America (US$37 million); European Union/European Commission (€25 million; approx. US$29.3 million); The […]

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  • African Data Centres’ new office in South Africa

    Wednesday, September 22, 2021

    Africa Data Centres, the only pan-African network of interconnected, carrier-and cloud-neutral data centres on the continent, has completed its new Johannesburg data centre, based in its Midrand Campus which is one of the largest in Africa.  This state-of-the-art facility, designed with the latest global standards is the ideal location for technology companies and enterprises to […]

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  • Liberia: Plenty for the few, hunger for the majority

    Sunday, September 19, 2021

    By Seltue Karweaye A good proportion of young people today were taught from primary school that agriculture is the mainstay of the Liberian economy. Agricultural Science as a subject is part of our educational curriculum and therefore taught at all levels of education. Despite the constant emphasis on agriculture as a core aspect of the […]

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  • US: Bong Miners hold convention this weekend

    Friday, September 17, 2021

    Members of the US-based Association of Bong Miners in the Diaspora have gathered in Minnesota, Minneapolis to hold a national convention this weekend at which, among others, a new leadership will be elected. Festivities begin on Friday with arrivals and a meet and greet of convention attendees. Saturday will be much busier with a business […]

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  • Africa: Call to apply to Youth Adaptation Challenge

    Wednesday, September 15, 2021

    The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have launched a call for applications for the first edition of the African Youth Adaptation Solutions (YouthAdapt) Challenge. The call encourages young entrepreneurs, innovators from micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and other youth-led and youth-owned enterprises in Africa, to implement solutions for […]

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News

May
10

Africa is a potential market for tech companies

DHL, the world’s leading logistics service provider, held its 5th annual Global Technology conference in Dubai last month, featuring a number of key sessions on doing business in Africa. Under the theme of “Connecting Markets, Trends & People”, the conference hosted some 300 delegates, including many DHL customers from leading global technology companies, for a […]

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May
10

Liberian midfielder eyes bright future

On May 6 Harnosand FF, fighting it out in the Swedish second division, took home a prestigous trophy after outshining Solleftao 2-1 in the District Championship Cup also known as the Super Cup.   This was an important victory for Liberian midfielder Abraham Lansana whose goal had kept Harnosand in the second division last year.  This victory encourages “me […]

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May
7

Showcase for Africa’s female entrepreneurs

She Leads Africa has announced the launch of its second annual Entrepreneur Showcase for the most talented female entrepreneurs across Africa and the diaspora. This event is the premier platform for young female entrepreneurs looking to grow and scale their businesses across Africa. Participants in the competition will compete for $15,000 in cash prizes, media features […]

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May
6

Amb. Nyenabo presents credentials to EU, Belgium

Liberia’s Ambassador to European Union (EU) Isaac W. Nyenabo today presented his Letters of Credence to the President of the European Council Donald Tusk. The ceremony was held at the President’s Salon at the Justus Lipsius Building, Rue de la Loi in Brussels, Belgium.   Ambassador Nyenabo extended, on behalf of Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, to the […]

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May
4

African aviation summit in Dubai

  A two-day event bringing together the world’s leading airlines and authorities to discuss Africa’s untapped aviation market is slated to be held in Dubai on May 10-11. Aviation Africa 2015  will underscore the immense potential of the African aviation market. The two-day event, held under the patronage of Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al Maktoum, President of […]

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May
2

Murdered US-Liberian kid’s last gift to mother

Majority of African teenagers who are lucky to make it to the US never bothered to call back home and greet parents left behind after the first few months. Never even mention kids as young as 5 year-old; they are just too young to keep a better memory of closed relatives, including their biological parents; […]

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May
2

E. Guinea, China sign investment agreements

  Equatorial Guinea has announced the signing of multiple memoranda of understanding on April 30 with Chinese companies covering large areas of cooperation in the electricity and industrial sectors. The agreements were made during the Equatorial Guinea-Asia Economic Forum, hosted by the Government of Equatorial Guinea at the Shangri-La Hotel, in Dalian, China. The economic forum […]

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Apr
29

Nepalese migrants head home to help

The Qatar Airways plane from Doha to Kathmandu was full, carrying aid workers and rescue specialists from around the world. But the bulk of the passengers on Tuesday’s flight were Nepalese migrants, temporarily returning home to do what they could for their families after the devastating 25 April earthquake. Most were coming from Gulf states […]

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Apr
27

Ambassador Nyenabo wants Africa’s growth supported

Liberia’s Ambassador to Belgium,the Netherlands, Luxemburg and the European Union, Isaac W. Nyenabo has called on African ambassadors and diplomats working in Belgium to remain supportive of all programs of the continent. Ambassador Nyenabo said African diplomats must begin to galvanize support and mobilize resources that will help in the development of the African continent by […]

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Apr
26

‘We will seek justice for Barway’

A Liberian pastor received warm applause last weekend from Americans and people from the African immigrant community here when he declared that neither his ministerial organization nor the Liberian immigrant community, intends to defend a perpetrator of heinous crimes, but that the goal of everyone, is to seek justice for late Barway Collins, killed last […]

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